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It could be the biggest school election day in Idaho history.  On March 14, voters will decide on bonds and levies running more than $1 billion making it, easily, the spendiest election day in the past several years.  Cassia County has a ten year 32-point-7 million dollar plant facility levy.  Twin Falls has a 11-point 4 million two year supplemental levy.  Castleford has a 6-million dollar bond, Jerome a two year 2.5 million dollar supplemental levy and Hansen a 2 year $580-thousand supplemental levy. 

Police say a Juvenile driver who was eastbound on U.S. 30 in Cassia County Friday just after 7 Friday collided head on with a westbound car.  That driver, a 46 year old Burley man died at the scene.  The juvenile was air lifted for treatment.  The teen’s car also struck a 3rd vehicle.  That driver not injured.

Police have charged 33 year old Silas Roland Brand II from Fairfield with a pair of felonies following the confrontation that led a deputy in Gooding to discharge his service weapon Thursday.  No one was injured but the deputy was treated after the incident.  Brand was charged with aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, leaving the scene of an injury accident, and a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest.

Two men have been arrested for spray-painting several buildings in Jerome including the county courthouse and Jerome city council chambers.  25 year old Jacbo Sauceda of Burley and Javier Macias a 19 year old Jerome man were tracked down from video surveillance footage.

Early voting opens today.  In Twin Falls County early voting runs for two weeks and will take place at the county West Building.  Voting is for the upcoming March 14th election.

Last week Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow-Daybell appeared in a Fremont County courtroom for a pretrial conference.  The trial is set to begin on April 3rd where the couple faces Murder charges over the death of her two children.  In the hearing several motions were heard including Lori’s mental health and a request to sever the cases. 


The high school district boys’ basketball games are wrapping up.  On Saturday in the 1AD2 action, Richfield is heading to state playoffs and sent Camas County home for the season with a 57 to 36 score.   

On Friday, in 4A action Twin Falls took the win over Jerome 53 to 48. 

San Jose State knocked off Boise State in overtime, 74-68, at Provident Credit Union Event Center, Saturday afternoon.  Boise State held a 12-point lead over the Spartans with under eight minutes to play in regulation, but San Jose State limited Boise State to just one field goal and four points through the remainder of regulation, resulting in a 16-4 run for the home team to force overtime.   The shooting struggles continued for Boise State in overtime, missing its first five field goal attempts before being forced to send San Jose State to the free throw line.

.Dillon Jones had 21 points in Weber State’s 67-53 victory over Idaho on Saturday night.  Isaac Jones led the way for the Vandals with 17 points and seven rebounds. Yusef Salih added nine points and eight rebounds for Idaho.   These two teams both play today. Weber State visits Northern Arizona while Idaho hosts Montana.

Brock Mackenzie had 28 points and Idaho State knocked off Big Sky Conference-leader Eastern Washington 71-63 on Saturday night, ending the Eagles’ 18-game winning streak.  Mackenzie added five rebounds for the Bengals. Maleek Arington scored 10 points and added four steals.   These two teams both play today. Idaho State visits Northern Colorado while Eastern Washington hosts Montana State.

The No. 1 College of Southern Idaho men’s basketball team didn’t lose a game for the regular season in nearly 50 years on Saturday, beating No. 7 Salt Lake Community College 99-88.  The No. 4 CSI women also finished the regular season with another victory, their 15th in a row.  It was the Golden Eagles over the Bruins, 70-62.

After 12 games, CSI’s baseball team is still without a loss after sweeping a four-game series against Treasure Valley Community College of Oregon this weekend in Twin Falls the Golden Eagles won 4-3 and 21-1 on Saturday following a pair of shutout victories on Friday.  Next up, CSI opens Scenic West Athletic Conference play at home against Utah State University Eastern next week. Doubleheaders are scheduled for Friday and Saturday.


Monday:  A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 41. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

Monday Night:  Snow showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southeast wind 9 to 18 mph becoming west southwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.


Tuesday:  A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. West southwest wind 16 to 18 mph. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Tuesday Night:  A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.


Wednesday:  A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 33.

Wednesday Night:  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.


Thursday:  Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

Thursday Night:  A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25.


Friday:  Mostly sunny, with a high near 37.

Friday Night:  Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.


Saturday:  A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.